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MAILS NEXT WEEK
,(Tq Arrive mid Leave Honolulu)
From Coast: Sierra, 7; Governor, 8.
For. Coast: Korea Mam, 8; Rimjan!,
10; Governor, 12.
From Orient: Korea Maru, 8; Rind-
For Orient: None.
JUDGE EDMS GRANTS
V:: CITIZENSHIP TO DAS
Rules That The Former Paia Ihemist, A Hindu, Is
A Free White Person
The Law And Quotes A String Of Authorities
Government Will Undoubtedly Appeal
Judge W. S. Edings lias rendered
a .decision In the case or Saranghad
har Das, formerly chemist at Paia,
petition for naturalization, in which
he rules that a Hindu of the Das
caste, or class, Is entitled to citizen
Bhip. U. S. Attorney Huher stated
when he was on Maui at the time of
the hearing that if the decision were
against the government, appeal would
be taken to the higher courts; and
that". will, in all probability, be done.
The opinion of the court was as fol
. This petition for naturalization is
opposed by the United States District
Attorney on the ground that the peti
tioner, being, a Hindu, is not eligible
to 'naturalization under Revised
Statutes, section 2169, which limits
naturalization to "free white per
sons" and those of African nativity
The other qualifications are found
by the court to be fully established,
and are conceded by the government.
.Orthodox Hinduism ascribe to the
Aryan Invaders four castes; the Brah
man, or priestly; the Kshatriya, war-rioi-or
kingly; the Vaisya, mercantile
and agricultural; the Sudra, artisan
T he petitioner comes from the north
ern part of India or what Is known as
Hindustan proper; speaks Bengali:
is a high caste Hindu of pure blood,
belonging to what Is known as the
kshatriya, or warrior caste.
- It is doubtful If there is any such
thing as an European or white race.
Boy And Man Hurt
In Road Collision
A collision between a frightened
horse and an automobile near the
Church of the Holy Innocents in La
haina shortly after 2 o'clock Tuesday
afternoon resulted In injuries to the
rider of the animal and one of the
occupants of the car. The former is
in -the hospital for repairs.
Sa-lmro Tamanaka, school boy of
Honolulu, aged 17, spending the vaca
tion at Lahaina, went over to the ten
nis court at the Buddhist Temple and,
after bein there awhile, decided to
join in the playing. He took a horse
artd started to ride back to the house
where he was staying to get his
racked. On the way the horse was
frightened by fire-crackers being set
off by children, and ran nway down, the
road toward the main highway. Near
the church the frightened animal
charged-into an automobile driven by
Th.e boy received a severe cut on
the forehead and other bruises and
was taken at once to the hospital.
There were two passengers in the car,
one, a Portuguese engineer from Ka
hului suffering a sprained wrist.
V. C. Schoenberg, clerk of the Cir
cuit Court, Wailuku. has been offered
and has accepted the position of
manager of the branch of the Bank
of Hawaii at Waipahu, Oahu, and will
be leaving about the middle of the
present month for his new post. Mr.
Schoenberg was born in Norway, is
an American citizen and has been in
the Islands nearly 22 years. He was
for seven years manager of the Laha
ina National Bank.
' ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED
Mr. and Mrs. C. Hansen, Puunene,
wish to announce the engagement of
theiv daughter, Olava, to Mr. James
. Kerr, of Honolulu.
Mr. Kerr is treasurer of Benson,
Smith & Co.
MR. WATT ARRIVES
' John' M. Watt, the new county
agent ol the Territorial Pood C'oiu
miKBinn. arrived at Wailuku Wednes
day night, to begin work on Maui.
Iffe is already coming into touch with
the 'small farmers of the Haiku and
Kula sections and getting acquaint
ed with others with a view to begin
ning active work in a few days.
; CHANGE. OF MANAGERS
Augustine Enos retired from the
management of the Pioneer Store, in
Wailuku, at the end of December to
take the, Camp 1 branch of the Kahu
lui Store. ( He haS been succeeded by
A. K. Okamura. The ownership of
the Pioneer Store it. not affected by
the change; Mr. Epos1 retaining a con
Within The Meaning Of
The word while in the statute
seems to be used to designate persons
not otherwise classified, and refers
to race, rather than color.
If in 1875 Congress intended to
limit the privilege to Europeans and
Africans, and to exclude all others,
why did it not insert a more definite
expression than "free white persons"
in the statute.
The two higher castes of India are
of the pure Aryan blood.
The races of mankind have been
classified by the most eminent au
thors on anthropology as Caucasion
or White Races, Mongolian or Yellow
and Red Races and Negro or Black
"It may be said that the high-caste
Hindus who settled in India, some
4000 years ago, are as distinct from
the natives of India as the peopje of
this Country are from the American
Indian'' J. Morrison, in re. Pandit.
Webster's new International Dict
ionary defines the term "Aryan" as
"a member of the Circasian race."
J. P. Blumenback reckons five races
viz: Circasian, Mongolian, Ethiopian
American, Malay. The ill-chosen
name of Circasian, invented by him in
allusion to a South Caucasian skull
of specially typical proportions and
applied by him to the so-called white
races is still current.
Ency. Britannlca, V. 2. p. 113:
The Aryan Hindus of the north of
India are more closely related In
language, if not In physical appear
ance, to our northern Europeans than
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A Japanese Killed
By Car At Puunene
Adashiro Jiro. Japanese laborer,
married, of Quarry Camp, was struck
on Puunene avenue at about 5 o'clock
Sunday afternoon by Ford car No.
423, driven by S. Makino, and died In
the Puunene hospital about 7 o'clock
the following morning. At the time
of the accident both car and victim
were proceeding toward Camp 5.
When Makino first saw the man,
Jiro, the latter was about 150 feet
away, on the right-hand side of the
road, but three feet or more into the
right driveway. Makino used his
horn, but the pedestrian did not heed
it unit faccm-dine to Makino) when
the Ford drew near, Jiro seemed to
totter toward the center or the road,
the right headlight striking and
knocking him down.
if ia i.i,i,i thVit whon Makino
rstruck the man he left his victim on
the road and went to the hospital to
get a doctor. Not finding tho physi
cian there, he ran away home. Later,
John Nelson, of the Maui Soda works
found Jiro on the road and took mm
to the hospital.
Yesterday mornine Makino was ar
raigned in the Wailuku district court
on the charge of manslaughter. He
waived examination and was commit
ted to the Circuit Court for trial by
It is said that this was tne tnira
road accident for Makino within
Much Tennis Playing
Saturday And Sunday
In the all-day tennis struggle at
Puunene on New Year's Day be
tween Puunene-Paia and Kahului-Wai-luku,
the up-country folk won by a
score of 11 to 6. Playing started at
11 in the morning. At noon luncheon
was served, after which the battle
was resumed and was kept up until
it was almost too dark to play. The
crowd was a very large one and every
one enjoyed the playing, which was
spirited all the way through.
In the finals in the ladies single
at the Puunene courts Saturday af
ternoon, Mrs. Campbell defeated Mrs.
Chillingworth after what may right
ly be termed a "terrific battle," the
score being 6-4, 6-3.
Manager P. H. Ross received a
wireless shortly before noon that the
Frawloy Company hud found It inv
possible to reach Maul tomorrow, so
the announcements on other pages of
this issue, already printed, are altered
for the present.
The bookings already made for the
Frawley nights will hold good when
the company does appear here.
WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII,
BALL WAS FINE
Biggest Social Function Held
This Island In A Very
LIST OF GUESTS BY LOCALITIES
The New Year's Eve ball In the
great double warehouse of the Wailu
ku mill was, by long odds, tho largest
and swellest social function of the
season. Although announced as
a "come as you please" recep
tion, it was more or less of a dress af
fair, but there was an absence of any
feeling of restraint and everybody had
a good time In a democratic way.
Manager and Mrs. H. B. Penhallow
and the heads of the office and mill
departments, with their wives, were
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Eben Low Has Quite
A Novel Experience
"Rawhide Ben" And Frank Hime
Marooned Over New Year On
Eben P. Low, head of the Oahu
Shipping Co., capitalist, horseman
and cattleman of the old school, land
ed on Maul, at Makena, night before
last after being marooned, and hav
Ing all sorts of experiences, on the
island of Kahoolawe. He was, and
still is, accompanied in his travels
and trials and tribulations by Frank
E. Hime, president of the Honolulu
Low and Hime Bet out from Hono
lulu a week ago Wednesday, as soon
as full justice had been done to Christ
mas, in Low's Kona packet James
Makee, for Kahoolawe. Mr. Low had
written ahead that he was coming
and gave Instructions in his letter to
the Hawaiians employed to look after
the stock on the island just what to
do. He forgot to figure, however,
that the natives might be away cele
brating Christmas, and there is
where the trouble began. Arriving
at Kahoolawe there was not a man
in sight. Low and Hme landed their
baggage, foodstuffs and softstuft's
(which they had brought along for
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Child Garden Victors
Bad Royal Good time
Return Trow Honolulu Bubbling Over
With tales Of Wonderful Days JJnd
Uigbts Jlnd the Sights Of the City
Something Doing Every dour Wet
the Governor Enthusiastic to try
Paul Knyser, of Paia; Albert Canm-
ra, Keahua; Naokl Matsueda, Pau-
wela, and Isashl Haslgawa, Lahaina,
accompanied by L. R. Mathews, direc
tor of the Alexander House Settle
ment work, returned to Maui Tues
day morning by the Claudine from
Honolulu, where they had had the
time of their lives seeing the sights
of the city. James Kaai, of Molokai,
returned Wednesday night, having re
mained over with friends. The young
lady, who had a right to accompany
the party (Miss Margaret Cabral, of
liana,) decided to accept a prize of
a value equal to the money cost of
These boys, and Miss Cabral, were
the successful competitors Xor the
grand prizes in the school gardens
contest. The boys, in charge of Mr.
Mathews, left for the city the day af
ter Christmas, so were away a little
more than a week.
Upon arriving in Honolulu on the
morning of the 27th., the boys had
breakfast and then a swim In the big
tank at the Y. M. C. A. Secretaries
Larimer and van Eck, of the "Y", took
a great interest in the lads and pre
sented them with full membership in
the Association for a period of one
FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 1918.
Maui Boy, Mary Jay And Fitzgerald's
Copra Accomplished All Ex
pected Of Them
PROGRAM A RATHER TAME AFFAIR
Owing to the arrangement of the
steamer schedule, the results of the
Christmas Day horse races in Hono
lulu did not arrive In time, for pub
lication in last issue, the details not
coming in until Saturday.
The attendance at the races was
very small, being a mere hint of the
crowds that turned out at Kapiolani
Park track in "the old days;" and the
real sport of the day centered in the
events in which Maui animals were
the principals. One sporting editor's
account contained the following items
regarding the accomplishments of the
racers sent down from here:
Sharply at two o'clock Fred Ander
son's bay mare Cariualita and Luke
Roger's chestnut horse Maui Boy ap
peared in front of the judges' stand
for the 2:15 trotting and pacing event.
There was little Jockeying and the
pair got away to a good start at five
minutes after two o'clock.
Carmalita, driven by Bonnie Judd.
took the lead at the eighth-mile post
and was never challenged by the
chestnut horse. Maui Boy Iroke
shortly after passing the eighth and
continued to do so at intervals. Car
malita was in the lead by fifteen
lengths and Maui Boy was able to
close this up but little. lime for
first heat, 2:23.
Copra Up To Form
In the second race, four furlonvs.
free-for-all, weight for age, Angus Mc
Phee's Mary Jay was scratched, leav
ing only two contestants Mrs. Alice
K. Macfarlane's four-year-old bay
mare Rosella and Dr. J. C. Fitzgerald'.i
aged bay mare Copra. Johnny Car
roll was up on Rosella and Henry Doni
vitz on Copra.
There was some difficulty in broak
1tv.;flt the barrier but when they did
get away it was to a good start.
Copra took the lei'd from ih? begin-
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MANOA COMES IN
The Matson steamer Manoa was a
welcome arrival at Kahului this morn
ing, as she brought 1200 tons of de
layed freight. She will load BUgar
and will leave tomorrow evening for
BANK'S FINE SHOWING
The annual statement of the Bank
of Maui, Ltd., shows that deposits as
of December 31 amounted to $1,054,
903.39. This is considered to be a
very excellent showing.
year. This honor was unexpected
and was much appreciated. After
that they used the cafeteria, gymasi
um, swimming tank, etc., at pleasure,
as was their privilege under their
membership cards. They were told
that they could order as much as they
wanted at the cafeteria, and, boy-like,
called for enough for the first meal
to have lasted them three days!
They were told by Mr. Mathews that,
being champion conservationists,
they must eat all they had ordered,
so that there would not be waste.
The boys made a desperate effort to
do so, but after that they were much
more cautious in ordering meals.
The same afternoon they met the
Governor, by appointment, in hi
ofllee at the capitol. Mr. Pinkham
shook hands all around, congratula
ted the boys on their success and
spoke to them for a few minutes on
the importance of food production
and conservation. The party the ad
journed to the grounds where a group
picture, including the etiief executive
and Mr. Mathews, was taken. After
that the Governor himself showed the
boys through the throne room, the
Senate chamber, etc. Next, they
were shown through the National
(Continued on Pago Two.)
SEED WILL BE PROTECTED
BY THE U. GOVERNMENT
Will See To It That There Is Ample Supply For
Crops In 1918 Compulsory Rationing In Great
Britain Suffragettes Afraid To Submit Their
Case To Vote Of Women Filipinos To Colors
Washington Secretary Houston urges Congress to take prompt
action to protect seed supplies necessary lor the normal production of
food crops in 1918, and seeks an urgent efficiency appropriation for the
purchase of seeds for sale to the farmer at cost.
As a result the investigation held over charges that men in the
training camps are insufficiently clad, numbers of the Senate military
committee are prepared to launch legislation for the creation of a new
cabinet member to be known as secretary of munitions, to have charge
of the purchase of war materials.
LEADING BRITISHERS TALK
Lord Rhonda in a speech warns that compulsory rationing will be
in effect soon, but declares that conditions are not alarming. He is
ready to commandeer cattle required and subsidize community kitchens.
Meatless days are announced, they being Tuesdays in London and
Wednesdays in the provinces. Geddes told labor leaders that the pres
ent crisis had completely altered the British position and it was
necessary now to recruit from munition workers for fighting units until
the situation could be balanced by the presence of American armies in
the field. Lloyd George, replying to a communication urging further
lifjuor traffic reductions, declared that the traffic is now reduced to a
state not believed possible before the war. Further action can be
taken only with the consent of the people.
AT THE NATION'S CAPITAL
Washington Suffrage leaders lobbying for the vote on suffrage
next Tuesday are opposed to the suggestions of Clark, of Florida, that
the question of woman suffrage for the nation be submitted to the wo
men of the United States. The suffragettes oppose this, claiming that
it would entail delay, moreover, would be unconstitutional.
Hundreds of passenger trains cast of the Mississippi river arc to
he withdrawn at once. The plan is also to discard sleepers and force
day travel. This latter idea is being opposed.
MILITARY MATTERS AT WASHINGTON
Washington General Crowder, reporting to Congress on the pro
gress of the selective draft, expresses for the first time a definite promise
that the aim of the government is not" to take for army duty any other ,
men than those listed in Class 1 of the questionaire. He estimates that
a million fit men will be found in this class. He recommends that those
who have reached majority since June 5 be put into this class as they
A bill has passed providing for
and also for mustering 27,000 Filipinos nto the regular army.
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A. M.
Ewa Plantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co
McBryde Sugar Company
Oahu Sugar Company
Olaa Sugar Company
Pioneer Mill Company
Waialua Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing Sc. Malting Company
Mineral Products Company
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company
Engels Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Onomea Sugar Company . ..
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oahu Railway & Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company
Madera . . T
The Filipinos of Maui observed on
Sunday and Monday the 21st. anni
versary of the execution of then '
patriot, Dr. Jose P. Itizal. At Puu
nene the lierary program was carried
out on Sunday evening, there being
speeches, songs, instrumental music,
motion pictures, etc. Among the
speakers were Rev. P. P. Royola, A.
C. Godinez, P. Saguil, 1. Valencia, M.
Salvani, R. "astillo, Ensign Puck and
Rev. Rowland B. Dodge.
At Wailuku there was a big cele
hration in the Valley Isle theatre on
Monday evening, the speakers being:
Robert Judd, Ensign Puck, M. Alpazo,
S. Estabillo, Julian Ranhi, Meliton
Salvani, G. Abelardo, Rev. P. P. Roya
la and others.
Exercises were also held at Eahai
n a and on a smaller scale in other
The engagement is announced of
Mr. George S. Raymond, supervising
principal of schools of Maui, and Miss
Rebecca E. Copp, teacher in the Kea-
lahou school, Waiakoa, daughter of
George Copp, superintendent of the
Mukuwao water works.
LATEST SUGAR QUOTATIONS
per lb. per to
Today's Quotation .... C.003 $120.10
List Previous 6.00 118.40
taking in the Filipino national guard
JANUARY 4, 191S.
Maui Weather For
Past Week And Month
There were four days in the week
to yesterday showing no rainfall in
ceutral Maui. In the three days
showing rain there was a total fall
of .63 inch, the heaviest being during
tho night of New Year's Eve, when
the precipitation was .35. The aver
age high temperature for the week
was 82 and average low 66.
The total precipitation for Decem
ber, as observed by Brother Frank,
Wailuku, was 4.01 inches. There
were eleven days with .01 or more
precipitation. The maximum temper
ature for the month was 85 and
minimum 60. Twelve days were
clear, five partly cloudy and 14 clou
dy. Mr. P. O. Krauss reports that .85
inch of rain fell at the Haiku sub
station in tho week ending yesterday
morning. As in Wailuku, the heav
iest fall was during t ho night of New
Year's Eve. .55, the next highest be
ing Thursday morning with .21.
The highest therometer was 82 and
Vr. C. P. Uurney, medical superin
tendent of the Kula Sanitarium, and
Mrs. Durney came to Wailuku Mon
day t-vening to take in the ball
at the Wailuku mill.